Categories: New releases

New Releases: Dec. 20, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Thomas Newman“1917 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (war film directed and produced by Sam Mendes opens Christmas Day; See here; Download; Fandango) (Sony Classical)
Katie Ross“New Years Eve” (Apple Music) (Two Fish)
Various artists“The Apollo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (audio accompaniment to the HBO documentary on the legendary New York City venue, directed by Roger Ross Williams; See/read here; Vinyl; Download)(UMe)
Various artists“Cats: Highlights From The Motion Picture Soundtrack” (opens Christmas Day; cast includes James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift and Rebel Wilson; first single: Swift’s “Beautiful Ghosts,” written by Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Hear here; See here; Read here; Urban Outfitters; Download; Apple Music; Fandango)(Polydor / Republic)
John Williams“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (opens in theaters on Dec. 20; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two collectible cards; Download; Apple Music; Fandango; Merch) (Walt Disney)

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Other Notable Releases

“Music For Starlux Airlines,” Peter White (There)
“Show 2000 – Nottingham Rock City,” Frank Turner (Polydor)
“Battleground,” Molly Hatchet (Steamhammer / SPV)
“A State of Trance Year Mix 2019,” Armin van Buuren (Cloud 9 Holland)
“Black Butterfly,” Leaves’ Eyes (AFM)
“King of R&B,” Jacquees (Cash Money)
“Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts (The Acoustic Soundtrack),” Trixie Mattel (PEG)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Sean Price & Lil Fame“Price of Fame” (guests: M.O.P., Rim, Teflon, Conway The Machine, Guilty Simpson, Steele, etc.) (Ruck Down / Duck Down Music)
Too $hort“The Vault” (guests: Pimp C, Mistah F.A.B., comedian Mike Epps, Gin Gin, Shorty B, PeeWee, Yung Holliday; first single: “Me and Ya Momma”; Hear here; Apple Music) (Dangerous Music / EMPIRE)
Various artists“Little Shop of Horrors (The New Off-Broadway Cast Album)” (cast includes Jonathan Groff, Emmy winner Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle and Tom Alan Robbins; Read here)(Ghostlight)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Mariah Carey“All I Want For Christmas Is You” (25th anniversary CD single edition, featuring a 1994 live version at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, a So So Def remix, a 2009 extended dance mix and a live version of “Hero”; See here; Las Vegas Residency; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy)
Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders“GarciaLive Volume 12: January 23rd, 1973” (three-CD set, recorded at The Boarding House in San Francisco; Hear here; Read here; Download) (ATO)
Nektar“Remember the Future” (1973 album; remastered; two-CD set includes a full-length concert from their 1974 U.S. tour; Vinyl) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
The Rolling Stones“Their Satanic Majesties Request” (1967 album; remastered; standard CD; Merch) (ABKCO)
Frank Zappa“The Hot Rats Sessions” (1969 album; six-CD box set features 65 tracks, including rare mixes, vault nuggets and complete basic tracks mixed from the original multi-track masters by Craig Parker Adams in 2019; also includes a Zappa Land board game with custom game pieces, dice and playing cards; See here; Read here; Translucent Pink Vinyl; Download; iTunes; Merch) (Frank Zappa Catalog / UMe)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Solomon Burke“The Complete Atlantic Albums” (55 songs) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast:Title:Studio/label:
Bruce Springsteen“Western Stars [Blu-ray + Digital]” (2019 film; See here; Prime Video; CD; Vinyl) (Warner Home Video, Dec. 19)

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